Weekend Caption Contest™ Winners

This week’s Weekend Caption Contest™ was a challenge; both for the contestants and the judge. Though there were fewer entries than we typically get, those submitted were uniformly good. All of which made for some difficult judging. My recommendation? Go have a look through all of the captions – there are a ton of other good entries that didn’t make the cut as winners. The assignment this week was to caption the following picture:

Taking a stand : Pedestrians look at German artist Johan Lorbeer showing his still-life performance 'Tarzan-Standbein' on the facade of the city hall of Chemnitz, eastern Germany.(AFP/DDP/Uwe Meinhold)

Here are the winning entries:

1) (Paul Hooson) – “Look kids. An Irish David Blaine.

2) (Usful Ijit) – “Spectators at the Macy’s Parade watch quietly as the Ted Kennedy balloon floats by. Mary Jo Kopechne, not pictured, was unavailable for comment.

3) (John in CA) – “Gravity offsets for sale! Smooth, delicious gravity offsets! Come and get ’em!

Honorable Mention

4) (Jeff) – “Despite the fact that he has not announced his candidacy, strange reports of Fred Thompson sightings abound.

5) (Ian Hamet) – “Clark Kent at the tail end of a three-day bender.

6) (radiCalMan) – “The unbearable lightness of being Al Gore!

The Cinco De Mayo Hangover Award goes to:

(fustian) – “That’s gotta take some massive methane offsets…

The Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™ will return next Friday. In the meantime try your hand at Wizbang Blue’s caption contest that’s running now.

Bayoneting the wounded
Fred Thompson's Speech at the Lincoln Club of Orange County Dinner
  • Thanks so much for this honor. I deeply appreciate anytime my comedy material gives folks a laugh. I spent Halloween evening with the great comic Gilbert Gottfried and me exchanging funny Emails for example. We both love unconventional humor. A very good evening to all.

  • Jeff Blogworthy

    Thanks for the hon. mention.

  • Wow, the Cinco De Mayo Hangover award! It’s been my dream.

    Ever since Quatro De Mayo…